All notaries must obtain an official surety bond in the sum of $1,000 and the State of Hawaii listed as the obligee. The notary must register their bond with the State of Hawaii along with their seal and official signature at the Attorney General’s office. The bond must be approved by a judge of the circuit court in which the notary resides. The surety on all bonds must be a surety company authorized to do business in the State of Hawaii. A bond is NOT insurance and any amount used must be paid back to the surety.
HINT: The bond is in the sum of $1,000 and the oblige is the State of Hawaii.
HINT: The surety company must be authorized to do business in the State of Hawaii.